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Big on Bloor 2018
BIG on Bloor Festival 2018 returns for the 11th annual celebration of arts, music & community magic in Bloordale!
July 21 Pedestrian Takeover Dufferin to Lansdowne 12PM-12AM
Artsite x Bloordale until July 28 at various locations in Bloordale
Festival Main Stage:
Curated by Kvesche Bijons-Ebacher
Bonjay / Luna Li / MAS AYA MUSIC / Juliana Flores / Jeff Burke / TRiSH / Doesn't Matter / Jonigold / Ayrah Taerb / Blokoloko / DJ 'Bunny' hosts
JOUEZ Participatory/Performance Art Projects
Curated by Carla Garnet, a sequence of outstanding, original and interactive performance art installations and projects. This year will include 12 projects; Addae Nurse, Nic Cooper, Jackson Abrams, Iain Downie, Artist., Lauren Cullen (Xpace Cultural Centre), Flos Williams/ Kwasi, Shantel Miller, Diana Yoo, Kate Starchild and Addelle McCauley, Natalie Wood and Nila Gupta, Leslie Kachena McCue and Claudia Aranab (City of Toronto: New Connections program).
ParkSite presented by How We Live In Cities
Curated by Dyan Marie, celebrating parks as central to the experience of living in cities. An opportunity to share news about parks, present projects and exchange ideas.
Card-Yard presented by PULP: paper art party - Toronto
Curated by Rotem Yaniv, a free art activity and performance hub involving a new moveable sculpture made of reclaimed and cull lumber, in addition to successful installations from previous years. Plus an installation by Tijana Spasic and Anupa Khemadasa Perera of a public living room where conversations with residents from different neighbourhoods are played out. Family friendly magic show, readings, music and flamenco dancing.
FIGMENT Toronto presents inclusive, participatory and family-focused arts activities
Artsite x Bloordale until July 28th
Curated by Festival Darren Leu
Various location based projects in Bloordale
Camille Jodoin-Eng / Ness Lee / Janine Miedzik / Lido Pimienta
Brent Hardisty / Lauren Pirie
Plus 100+ shops & vendors
A night market with craft brews & more!
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